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Tackling the crisis of organ donation in SA

The innovative Wits Transplant Procurement Model shows promise in increasing deceased organ donor numbers in South Africa. Only 0.2% of South Africans are registered organ donors, according to statistics collected

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The benefits of point-of-care diabetes testing

Point-of-care HbA1c testing is becoming a popular method for office-based monitoring of glucose control. Diabetes is a serious disease that needs to be managed strictly and carefully. Part of any

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Scoliosis: Correcting the curve

The spine is such an incredible design. From birth, it progressively changes shape from the C-form seen in a foetus to the S-shape observed in adulthood. This change occurs under

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Measuring the success of the mandatory HPV vaccine

The mandatory vaccine HPV is designed to prevent cancer-causing infections and precancerous conditions of the cervix. Is it working? Cervical cancer is a national health priority. Yet this is a

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Mediclinic Vereeniging Offers Improved Radiotherapy

The Elekta Synergy Platform Linear Accelerator offers highly targeted radiotherapy equipment with advanced imaging technology, which allows clinicians to treat smaller tumours and reduce radiotherapy impacts on healthy tissue. New

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Dr Gareth Tarr – Rheumatology practice delivering well rounded support

If you walk into the Winelands Rheumatology practice based in Stellenbosch, one does not get the usual feeling of a classic sterile environment or cold waiting room. There is almost

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Stroke treatment begins with ER24

ER24 plays a key role in implementing Mediclinic’s cutting-edge stroke protocols, even before their paramedics arrive on the scene. Strokes are a significant cause of mortality and morbidity in South

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Mediclinic’s new multidisciplinary approach to stroke care

To ensure stroke patients receive the right treatment at the right time, Mediclinic’s innovative Stroke Project incorporates a range of expertise. A stroke is a genuine medical emergency that requires

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Dr Richard De Villiers – Reimagining

Winelands Radiology at Mediclinic Winelands Orthopaedic Hospital is a dedicated musculoskeletal radiology unit and is the first within the Mediclinic group. Winelands Radiology has a second smaller satellite unit at

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The future of race medicine

Mediclinic unveiled Scinapse, a cutting-edge patient-records app, at the 2019 Cape Town Marathon. Mediclinic provides quality medical assistance at a range of renowned sporting events in South Africa, including the

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